Executive Director, Solas Nua
Solas Nua is seeking an ambitious new Executive Director to lead the organization into its third decade. This position is a senior management role for an accomplished, charismatic leader, with extensive experience in both arts management and multi-disciplinary programming and production. The successful applicant will demonstrate an exceptional balance of skills: management acumen; development and fundraising skills; artistic vision; commitment to and knowledge of contemporary arts, with an interest in Irish arts; as well as excellent people skills.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is a senior position with responsibility for the efficient leadership and management of Solas Nua. The Executive Director is a full-time, salaried position, and will be based in or near Washington, D.C.. The Executive Director may work from home, but will also be available for frequent in-person interactions with artists, stakeholders, funders, and Board members. The primary roles of the Executive Director are to lead and manage the organization’s strategic development, to drive its mission and vision, and to be a public face for the organization.
The Executive Director will work in close collaboration with the Board and the artistic and marketing teams of Solas Nua. She/he/they will be responsible for leading the organization into its third decade and developing, with the Board, a new Strategic Plan for 2023-28, which will drive exceptional artistic programming, long-term sustainability of the organization, and recognition of the work of the organization in both the U.S. and Ireland.